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like the fresh air, the sun, the stars, the beau pi of san francisco. * beauty that's all i need to say. >> thank you very much. the public hearing is closed at this point. members of the board, i have several items i would like to raise here at this point. and i think the first would be the overall thing has been said and i agree with this completely. i'd love to see us go to north beach and fisherman's wharf and the pledge efforts to begin to look at that. there are obviously questions of financing and all of that. but it is certainly worth weill to go. i'm not sure about the suggestion to sauselido. that may be beyond our means at this point. the other two would be a wonderful way to connect the entire city. and i'll also talk a little about the timeline. i think i agree with the notion of changing the resolution to bring it back to the board before the director of transportation makes the final die significance. i would suggest that the language be something along the lines of the second meeting in january which should be the third tuesday in january -- >> no, it would be jan
by 50% in the second quarter of this year. our phil lebeau is live to tell us why this is happening. phil? >> reporter: it's all about uncertainty, carl. this is a troubling statistic. i want to show you a chart we received which monitors 20 million small business loans with 17 million businesses around the country. look at the falloff here in terms of the amount of investment made by small manufacturers. what you want to look at is towards the end in the third quarter. it fell off dramatically. well, according to pay net, small manufacturers cut their investments in plant, in equipment by 50% in the second quarter. one of the troubling sectors transportation equipment, the investment there for those manufacturers fell off by 33% and according to the folks at pay net this comes down to manufacturers pulling back because of uncertainty. >> there was certainly a lot of uncertainty about how to implement affordable health care. how to react to the tax rates that were coming down pike, whether or not the deficit problem was going to be addressed. >> reporter: bottom line, uncertainty ab
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